Spencer Matthews sponsoring African child

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 5 March 2016
Spencer Matthews

Spencer Matthews

Spencer Matthews is reportedly sponsoring a young child in Africa after meeting her and her family during a trip to the continent

Spencer Matthews is sponsoring a child in Africa.

The 'Made In Chelsea' star was "absolutely devastated" when he was kicked out of 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here' for using steroids and flew out to the continent in the hopes of "focusing on making the world a better place".

A source said: "Spencer was absolutely devastated when he was forced to leave 'I'm A Celeb' and his whole life was left in tatters. He knew his family, friends and fans were so ashamed. He realised he had made a huge mistake and flew out to Africa to remind himself what really matters in life.

"He has been helping people who have absolutely nothing and it's made him realise he needs to grow up and take responsibility for his actions. The last few months have been life-changing for Spencer and now he's determined to focus on making the world a better place."

Whilst on his travels, he formed a "close bond" with one particular family and hopes to help more children in the future.

The insider added to The Sun newspaper: "The trip has forced Spencer to take stock of the important things in life and he has pledged to support a young girl. During his time in Africa he formed a close bond with one family in particular and he is now sponsoring one of their daughters.

"The little one looks up to Spencer and he is doing everything he can to support her financially so she can live free of poverty. Now he is back in England, he is still in regular contact with the girl and is eager to help even more children before the end of the year."

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